- Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner do not let Secret Service agents guarding their D.C. residence use their seven toilets, forcing the agency to rent out a $3,000 per-month basement studio nearby.
- Leon Briggs was detained by officers at around 2pm on November 4, 2013 (Picture:PA/BBC)A man shouted ‘help me’ and ‘get off me’ as he was restrained face-down by police hours before he died, an inquest has been told.One witness said father-of-two Leon Briggs looked her in the eyes and said ‘please help me’ as he was held down by Bedfordshire Police officers, while another described him as ‘like a child crying out for a toy’.Former chairman for the
- Joanna Lumley (Picture: ITV)Joanna Lumley has revealed she would be up for returning to Coronation Street.Joanna had an eight-episode stint on the cobbles as Ken Barlow’s (William Roache) girlfriend Elaine Perkins in 1973.She visited the set for her new ITV series ‘Home Sweet Home – Travels In My Own Land’ and revealed a return was almost on the cards a decade ago.Joanna said: ‘It brought it all back! I’d go back in a heartbeat. I was invited to go back about
- Thomas Tuchel sent reassuring messages to Chelsea duo Mason Mount and Billy Gilmour (Picture: YouTube)Thomas Tuchel has praised Mason Mount and Billy Gilmour and reassured the Chelsea duo they have futures at Stamford Bridge under his management.Asked why Mount was benched against Wolves and Gilmour was left out of his matchday squad, Tuchel said: ‘I wanted to take the weight off their shoulders.‘When I told them, they were absolutely sure they can handle the wait. I have no trusts i
- Trenton Reed is accused of breaking into a 14 year-old girl’s house with a crowbar and raping her (Picture: Decatur Police Department)A rapist turned up at a 14 year-old girl’s home, then forced his way in with a crowbar and assaulted her when she tried to keep him out, police say.
Trenton Reed, 26, is said to have broken into the youngster’s house in Decatur, Alabama, on January 19 after turning up outside, only for its young occupant to refuse to let him in. That saw him use
- An activist protesting in secret tunnels below Euston Station against the HS2 high-speed rail-line accused bailiffs of torture as they worked to try and remove them.
- American Airline stock is up in premarket trading Thursday and GameStop rose again following a Reddit campaign to boost the shares that drew outrage from Wall Street.
- A study by insights agency Perspectus Global found that one in five Britons aged under 30 are clueless about knock-knock jokes, which have have been around since the 16th century.
- Jody Flemming, 50, was performing a DJ set at home in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, when a bear arrived at his door. The DJ continues to mix the decks unaware a black Bear is watching.
- BBC Europe editor Katya Adler, 48, who is based in Brussels, prompted fury with a tweet after the EU tried to requisition tens of millions of vaccine doses made from the UK.
- If you don’t want the Porsche 911 Turbo just turn it into a 911 Targa (pic: Lego)Lego has unveiled another in its line of brick-built sports cars with a version of the Porsche 911 Turbo that can also become a 911 Targa.The whole point of Lego is that you can use it to make whatever you want, but when you’re dealing with a licensed set based on an iconic car like the Porsche 911 you want it to be as accurate as possible.There is the question though of what to do about different models
- In an extraordinary move, Nicola Sturgeon risked undermining Britain's position with Brussels heaping pressure on firms to give the bloc a bigger share of the stocks.
- Thomas Tuchel was appointed as Chelsea’s new manager this week following the sacking of Frank Lampard (Picture: YouTube)Thomas Tuchel has revealed Frank Lampard went up in his estimation after he received a message from his Chelsea predecessor following his appointment.
Club legend Lampard was ruthlessly dispensed with on Monday after just 18 months at the helm following an alarming dip in form which had seen Chelsea slip out of title-winning contention.
Tuchel was swiftly installed as his
The Big Short is helping people understand the GameStop stock saga: ‘Margot Robbie in a bathtub explained it to me’Viewers are flocking to watch the 2015 movie (Picture: Paramount/ Rex)The battle between Wall Street hedge funds and Reddit users over GameStop stock has people flocking to rewatch The Big Short in a bid to understand the whole saga.The 2015 movie, starring Christian Bale, Steve Carrell, Brad Pitt and Ryan Gosling, showed how the financial crisis of 2007 to 2008 was triggered by the United States housing bubble.Christian starred as Michael Burry, a hedge fund manager, who aims to
- A man has been arrested after a suspicious package was sent to a Covid vaccine production plant in north Wales.The package was received at The Wockhardt factory, in Wrexham, on January 27, and an army bomb squad had to be called to safely remove it. The factory was also partially evacuated, and surrounding roads closed off.
Today a man, 53,from Chatham was arrested on suspicion of sending the package. He remains in custody as enquiries continue, Kent Police said.
Officers also searched addresses
- Russian police interrogated eco activist Yelena Kalinina after she built a rally of snowmen holding anti-Putin slogans on placards in her northern village of Zachyachye.
- via mirror.co.ukEboney Cheshire was found to have an "extremely high level" of ecstasy in her body when she died on December 2, 2018, Bootle Coroner's Court heard today
Glen Johnson questions ‘naive’ Liverpool decision and predicts where Jurgen Klopp’s side will finish this seasonKlopp’s side are down in fifth in the standings (Picture: Getty Images)Glen Johnson says Liverpool’s decision not to bring in cover at centre-back is ‘naive’ and doesn’t see his former side retaining their Premier League crown this season.The Reds have been rocked by a near unprecedented level of injuries in defence, losing Virgil van Dijk in October and Joe Gomez the following month, both to serious knee issues.Joel Matip has also been unavailable for the majority
- Terrifying headcam footage shows Edouard Bozon desperately screaming for help after plunging into a dark crevasse in the Alps after snowfall caused by his friend caught him off-guard.
- The German commission has recommended that the AstraZeneca vaccine only be used for under-65s because there is not enough evidence about its effectiveness on the elderly.
- The potential breakthrough drug touted by the Irish minister is Molnupiravir, a pill that works by triggering errors in the virus's RNA during replication which make it unable to make copies of itself and spread.
- The poster has been pulled (Picture: UK Government)The Government has withdrawn a ‘stay home, save lives’ poster following a backlash over its apparently sexist depiction of women.The ad features four cartoon houses, three of which show women ironing, cleaning and looking after children. The other depicts a woman reclining in a man’s arms on the sofa.Critics took to social media to call the poster ‘heteronormative’, adding that it ‘reinforces the view that it
- Mark Mittermeier, 66, has been sentenced to five days behind bars (Picture: Bella Vista Police)A man has been jailed for killing his neighbor’s barking dog because he and his wife ‘wanted a lie-in’.Mark Mittermeier, 66, from Bella Vista, Arkansas, pleaded guilty yesterday to animal cruelty for fatally shooting a four-year-old pit bull boxer called Copper.According to police, Mittermeier said he asked Copper’s owner more than once to get the dog to stop barking because he
- A 13-strong team of WHO medics ended a 14-day coronavirus quarantine at a hotel in the Chinese city of Wuhan today and set off in search for the origins of the virus, amid huge international pressure.
Rita Ora branded ‘selfish’ following ‘egregious’ breach of lockdown rules with 30th birthday dinner at council hearingRita Ora apologised for hiring a restaurant for her birthday during lockdown (Picture: WireImage)Rita Ora was branded ‘selfish’ at a local council hearing today for breaching lockdown rules with a 30th birthday dinner at a restaurant. The Anywhere singer issued an apology for hosting a group of friends at the Casa Cruz restaurant in Notting Hill last November, despite lockdown rules at the time banning indoor meetings. Casa Cruz now faces losing their licence and a Kensingt
- Four year-old Stella Martin has been permanently paralyzed after a Covid infection caused her spine to become inflamed. The virus also killed her father while she was being treated in hospital (Pictures: KOAT/UNM Hospital)A four year-old girl was left permanently paralyzed after a Covid-linked infection inflamed her spine, with the virus also killing her father. Stella Martin spent eight months in hospital after a coronavirus infection triggered a condition called Acute Transverse Myelitis.That
- Four of the deals available (Picture: Morrisons, Waitrose, Asda, M&S)With Valentine’s Day falling during lockdown this year, your only option is a cosy night in.The good news is that instead of splashing out on a fancy meal at a packed restaurant, you can enjoy something a little more budget-friendly at home.With the help of most of the big supermarkets, you and your partner (or anyone else in your bubble) can tuck into a starter, main, sides, dessert and drinks, all for under £2
- Kai Havertz has struggled to make an impact for Chelsea this season (Getty)Bayer Leverkusen’s sporting director Simon Rolfes has backed Kai Havertz to become a world-class player for Chelsea.The 21-year-old has struggled to make an impact following his £71 million move from Leverkusen to Stamford Bridge last September.The midfielder has scored just one goal and registered two assists in 17 Premier League appearances this season, while Frank Lampard appeared to be unable to find a pos
- via mirror.co.ukThe government has announced two separate crackdowns - on Brits returning to the UK and those trying to leave - but neither of them has a start date
EastEnders star Simone Lahbib has opened up about the messages she’s received from abuse survivors after she played Mick Carter’s (Danny Dyer) abuser Katy Lewis.The hard-hitting storyline has seen Mick bravely reveal that he was abused as a child, with Katy attempting to gaslight him.As she spoke about the challenging role, Simone said the messages she received emphasised the
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